3 TBSP EVOO
1 medium onion chopped
5 cloves of garlic chopped
1 TBSP salt
1 TBSP dried dill
1 TBSP medium chili powder
1 C sun dried tomatoes rough chopped
3 TBSP tomato paste
1 lb lean ground beef
1 Honey Lager Beer
1 14oz can of diced tomatoes
1 14oz can of light red kidney beans
1/4 C heavy cream
Cook ground beef until no longer pink over medium high heat. While the beef is cooking heat olive oil over medium-high heat and cook the onion and garlic for 3 minutes. Add salt, dill and chili powder and cook 1 minute until fragrant. Add sun dried tomatoes and tomato paste cook for 1 minute. While cooking drain cooked beef and rinse under hot water. Add beef to onion/herb mixture and then add the beer. Cook for 8 minutes or until reduced by half. Add canned tomatoes with their juices and the kidney beans. Simmer for 5 minutes then add heavy cream, remove from heat and serve.
I thought it was a winning chili...oh well. It did get me motivated to enter more competitions though...oh no what have I started now!
these were the judges who chose traditional over unique
hey look! My artwork made it on to a banner! It is so cool to see the logo I created on something so official!